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good monday morning it's 5:hundred i am megan pringle. we want to let you know we are experiencing some technical problems which is why we weren't on at 4:30 and we have engineers work on the problems keeping us from bringing you a normal news broadcast we normally do. our main focus is to keep you informed and safe. that being said, the weather and the traffic are two big stories and we will give you a weather report and traffic send you back to programming as we work on this. stay with us this morning because we could be up in to the normal programming at any point. i will send you to lynette charles who will tell you that it's foggy out there. >> you are right. that's what we are dealing with. we have a dense fog advisory that is in effect until 9 this morning. and we can see it for the entire viewing area. so as you head out the door, this morning, this is widespread dense fog.
not that patchy fog that we have been used to seeing. right now temperatures are coming in at 44 degrees in perry hall and glenelg and 43 in bel air. other spots around sparrows point and shadyside temperatures well above average as we go towards the eastern shore easton at 53. we should be at 30 degrees now for the low temperatures. we are well above that. this 47 degrees you are seeing in shadyside should be the high temperature for this time of the year. so you can see that temperatures are on the mild side. the big story is the fog this morning. and we have some drizzle and it's going to be a nasty type morning and it will continue as we go into the afternoon. so maryland's most powerful radar mainly dry as of now. but as you step out the door, don't be surprised if you do see some drizzle if you feel that drizzle the drops are too small for the radar to pick up on that. we will look at satellite portion of this with plenty of clouds hovering across the area. back off towards the west, and
to the north. we have a line of showers that will begin to move in here going through the morning also the afternoon. so, you heard me say dreary, that's going to stick around for a while today. back further to the north and west, across the midwest they have been dealing with blizzard conditions across the area. we won't be dealing with any of that going through time. temperatures will drop off behind the frontal boundary this cold front that will move through tonight but before it does so we will do mild air inhere this morning and afternoon as this warm front works in across the area. also behind this cold front we will get high pressure building in so we will begin to see more sunshine in the forecast as we go into tuesday, wednesday. especially thursday and also your friday. but this is is a look at future trend and what's going to be happening as we go there time. clouds will be with us for the day. off and on showers. it's not a continuous rain event. but we will have the fog coming back into the picture areas of fog as we go into the afternoon and then we will dry out and we will be seeing plenty of
sunshine in the forecast for us. but as we plan our day, we are going to be waking up to that fog. temperatures at 48 degrees by 6:00. by around 9:00 we can see temperatures at 56 and going up from there. but we will have the chance for the showers in the forecast by lunchtime temperatures at 62 degrees. so, you're stepping out the door. what do you need? well, take the rain gear with you and also take a jacket. you don't need the biggest coat because the temperatures are going to be well above average. let's get the hyperlocal forecast. 36 at tawnytown. 64 in sykesville. and no big coat needed there. and then we head into odenton. a possibility 67 degrees there. pasadena around 66. more of the same northeast this morning. bel air 65, parkton coming in at 64. and cockeysville at 66 degrees. let's slide over towards the eastern shore where we are looking at 66 in chester and also easton. 65 in rock hall and elkton at 65 degrees. so you might not like the way
the day looks, but, you will like the way the day feels. as we go through tonight, temperatures coming in at 45 degrees and cloudy skies still again not going to rule out a chance for spotty showers in the forecast for you. and then by tomorrow, conditions improve in terms of looking outside with more sunshine in the forecast. but, we will drop the temperatures off to more seasonable levels. still above but we won't have mild temperatures we will be dealing with today as we head into weeps, a little chillier and more seasonable at 48 andthen this is what we have thursday into friday. sunshine and next chance for rain rolls back as we go into sunday. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. 65 degrees. i thought it was supposed to be december. it doesn't feel like it out there. as lynette said it's pretty dreary day. the roads are really slick due to that rain we received and fog is going to be the main concern. dealing with reduced visibility across the region.
right now if you are traveling in white marsh you are not look at any delays on 95. altogether, it's going to take you 14 minutes southbound from the beltway all the way into the city. and if you are using 695 in parkville, the foggy conditions are really going to persist as we check in and look at harford road. notice a lot of reduced visibility out there and it's extremely important for you to turn on low beams and take it slow because you need to. it's pretty bad out there. you can't see much. and here's what 695 looks like on the northwest corner at old court road. traffic moving along altogether it's going to take you 11 minutes to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 95 and inner loop is nice and clear as you make the drive from 795 up to 83. if you are using 83, the jfx going to be clear of delays but again that foggy condition will persist and as we check in and take a look north of this scene up in hunt valley, 83 at shawan road can't see much in the camera. in fact, i will show you this
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>> sadly, i have seen all of them. >> i've seen none. when we come back, the australian deejays saying sorry for the royal prank that went so terribly wrong. late dram pla from the good morning i am megan pringle. we are interroping america this morning normally we are on the air at this time of morning. but we are experiencing some major text cal difficulties and we have an engineering staff work on the problem right now. stay with us because we will try to bring you local news as soon as it becomes available. however we do want to get you out the door and two very important components are weather and traffic. it's foggy out there so we will go over to lynette charles who will let you know how your day and morning is shaping newspaper good morning. it's monday, and boy it feels like a monday. let's talk about the dense fog advisory that we do have in effect. and we can see for the entire viewing area this is a
widespread dense fog advisory we are talking about this morning. and this will be up until 9:00. but let me remind you at 9:00 the advisory may not be up but you will be dealing with foggy conditions. it's going to be that type of day. when the fog leaves it will come back by the afternoon and areas of patchy fog. but maryland's most powerful radar is pretty much dry but what you are not seeing you are not seeing the drizzle so if you step out the door, don't be surprised if you get a little drizzle out there and we are going to be dealing with more showers trying to move into the picture as we go into the afternoon. and the satellite and radar portion of this is going to pick up on that. we have lots of clouds hovering across the area. and the clouds at the surface is what we are dealing with the fog this morning. we are seeing the rain back off towards the west moving across the tennessee valley and ohio valley and further up towards the north well across the midwest and the plains still dealing with snow. they were dealing with a blizzard a few days ago and
this is going to not affect us. what we are going to be dealing with is is a warm front that's going to move through the area today. with that we will be cloudy and we are going to be mild temperatures 65 to 70. some spots maybe a little bit of sunshine peeks through. we might hit 70 but forecast today around 65 degrees. and then that cold front moves through behind it we are going to be much cooler as we head into tuesday and we will get more sunshine in here. that temperature coming in 48 to 51 degrees. but, that's where we should be for this time of the year. actually 47 is our high temperature. future trend not picking up on a whole lot but still not ruling out the chance for a few scattered showers to pop up as we go throughout the day. but once that moves through, we are going to be pretty much in the clear as we go into tuesday. and thursday and friday are going to be beautiful with lots of sunshine in the forecast for you. but, as we get through today, we are walking you through this morning, this is what to expect. our planner temperatures coming in at 48 degrees around 6:00
this morning. 56 as we go into about 9 and 62 by lunchtime. but we are going to be waking up to fog this morning so be prepared for that. that 48 to be look at mild -- looking at a mild morning continuing throughonder what yo day. you wonder what you need, take the rain gear. but leave the big coat. you don't need the big coat. might need a jacket and say leave the big coat because you can see the numbers as we check out the hyperlocal forecast. tawnytown at 63 degrees. remember, i said our high temperature for this year should be at 47 and we will be about 20 degrees above that as we go into oweddenton. 66 in pasadena. and 68 at the inner harbor and essex at 66 northeast coming in at 66. and along the eastern shore, up and flattened my abs right up. i have no tummy anymore. i have a flat stomach. >> the cami shaper is going to
change the way you think about shapewear. it's not just for special occasions anymore.ose dresses, those tops, those pants that you stay away from because they don't quite fit. >> my pants and my shirts fit better than they ever have. i feel like i've lost two sizes off ofmo seasonable and then thursday and friday, it looks awesome. and temperatures a little bit above average. but lots of sunshine in have th let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook good morning. dense fog out there this morning. >> reporter: yes, fog is going to be the main concern on the roads this morning. it's a problem across the region. so you want to take it slow this morning. turn on the low beams so you can see more of the road and less of the fog. and if you are traveling on 95, no problems to report in howard county. it's going to take you just 13
minutes to travel northbound from columbia all the way to downtown baltimore. and if you are traveling on 695, heavy heavy fog right now on the northwest corner checking in and looking at old court road. you will notice you can't really see much at all. traffic is moving without any delays it's going to take you just nine minutes to travel on the outer loop from 795 down to 706789 and as we head over to parkville checking in and looking at harford road unfortunately, the foggy conditions will continue here. if you are traveling on the inner loop there are no problems right now traveling down to 95 in the outer loop will be nice and clear. it's going a take you 11 minutes to travel from 95 all the way up to 83. if you are heading into the city, 83 nice and clear. you're looking at an 11 minute ride traveling southbound from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street and everything will be nice and clear through the tunnels despite the foggy conditions. again it's really bad out there. so be sure to turn on low beams and take it slow.
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